On 24 June 2014 White & Case and PwC hosted a round table breakfast to discuss the effect of recent sanctions on financial institutions. Sir Andrew Wood gave a keynote address in which he considered the relevant macroeconomic and political factors that come into play when doing business in Russia in the current environment as well as the future prospects for business and investment in the region. He then led a discussion (under the Chatham House Rule) on the impact of sanctions against Russia and Ukraine together with sanctions experts from White & Case and PwC.
You can download an extended review of the program here.
Given the new sanctions the US just announced and the potential for even more sanctions if Russia turns out to be responsible for the downing of that Malaysian passenger jet, this is an especially timely program for business persons and the lawyers that advise them.